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years since jimmy hoffa went missing. the fbi is heading to eastern michigan on a tip that his body could be buried in the backyard there. a man succeays he saw other many a body just hours after hoffa went missing in 1975. he was seen meeting with two suspected mafia members. police say they are taking this tip seriously but do not expect to actually find hoffa's body. >> we believe he's credible enough that he believes what he saw, that something took place that day out of the ordinary. we do not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the timeline doesn't exactly add up to be mr. hoffa. >> there are many conspiracy theories on where hoffa is actually buries. some rumors include him being underneath giants stadium in new jersey or even on the grounds of the white house. >>> this morning we're getting video of a dramatic explosion in washington state. a truck burst into flames while it was laying down adhesive for lane markers. it was carrying a large propane tank. flames shoot out of all side of the truck. no one was hurt. >>> a record number of american house
not believe it's jimmy hoffa. we are not making that assumption. the timeline doesn't exactly add um to be mr. hoffa. >> there are conspiracy theories on where hoffa is buried, including beneath giants stadium in new jersey or even the ground of the white house. >>> the university of california has settled with 21 students who were pepper sprayed while protesting as part of the occupy movement. this video was from last november when campus police doused the students with pepper spray while they were peacefully protesting. the school has agreed to pay each student about $30,000 as part of the settlement. they will work with civil liberties unions as well. >>> police in colorado now have permission to collect a palm print and dna from the suspected gunmen in the movie theater attacks. james holmes is charged with 152 counts for the july shooting that killed 12 and wounded 58 others. prosecutors argued they needed the palm print to compare it with one found inside the theater. lawyers said a dna sample will also help in their investigation. >>> for the second time in a week, an argument between
security. >> thanks, guys. >>> to michigan and the enduring mystery of jimmy hoffa's disappearance. all eyes on a driveway in suburban detroit where authorities will dig in search of human remains. nbc's john yang is there for us. john, good morning. >> reporter: the path for the search for jimmy hoffa has been a long and twisted one, and today it does come here to this driveway in suburban detroit. they are going to take soil samples today to see if the answer to the mystery lies here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace the trail has led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried her around the time hoffa went missing. he told dan muldea, the author of "the off anwar sadats." >> very convinced hoffa is buried at this particular location. >> we believe the witness saw something and it was credible enough that we have to continue the investigation at this point. >> reporter: using ground-penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about two feet under the driveway. today they will take a soil sample to look for evidence of human
. >>> to michigan and the enduring mystery of jimmy hoffa's disappearance. all eyes on a driveway in suburban detroit where authorities will dig in search of human remains. nbc's john yang is there for us. john, good morning. >> reporter: the path for the sech for jimmy hoffa has been a long and twisted one, and today it does come here to this driveway in suburban detroit. they are going to take soil samples today to see if the answer to the mystery lies here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace the trail has led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried her around the time hoffa went missing. he told dan muldea, the author of "the off anwar sadats." >> very convinced hoffa is buried at this particular location. >> we believe the witness saw something and it was credible enough that we have to continue the investigation at this point. >> reporter: using ground-penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about two feet under the driveway. today they will take a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen out
in for brooke baldwin. i know you all want to know about what happened today in the search for jimmy hoffa. we have some news on that. and you've seen your food bills, your gas prices, all of that go up. but what is up with the water bill these days? in some places charges have tripled. we have got all that and more. but first, to politics. >>> mitt romney is venturing out of the swing states today. romney this hour is trying to pluck pennsylvania from the grasp of president obama with just 39 days until the election. pennsylvania's one of the states that is leaning toward obama, but not -- so, jim, we have been seeing romney confine his campaign to the nine swing states, why is he taking a shot at a state that has been leaning obama? >> reporter: yeah, fredricka, it did catch a lot of people off guard today to hear mitt romney not only at a fund-raiser earlier this morning but at an event that wrapped up here at a valley forge military academy. he said he'll win the state of pennsylvania and this state has not traditionally in the last several months been lumped in with the other swing states
. >>> police in michigan think they might have a lead on where jimmy hoffa is buried. a dying detroit man tells police he believes he saw hoffa's body being buried 35 years ago. investigators will take soil samples from beneath a detroit driveway to determine if a body is buried there. jimmy hoffa was last seen in 1975. despite a number of searches over the years, his body has not been found even when they built the new giants stadium which was the great rumor for so long. >>> today's deep dive. more evidence that money will not decide this race. four months there was hand wringing about high money donors and contributors that wrote big checks in 2008 would sit in the sidelines in 2012 and a big money deficit would make a difference in a tight presidential race. back in early february, the president reversed a long held position on super pacs signaling they should pony up and to democrats it was safe to ask for outside money themselves. he teased the decision in an interview with nbc's matt lauer. >> if you ask me would i love to take some of the big money out of politics? i would. unfortunatel
to talk to you. >>> to michigan now and the enduring mystery of jimmy hoffa's disappearance. they will search for remains. john yang is there. >> reporter: good morning. this is the latest stop on the twisted path searching for jimmy hoffa. investigators are in that shed, gathering a soil sample to see if the mystery of jimmy hoffa rests here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace, the trail led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried here around the time hoffa went missing. first told the author of "the hoffa wars." >> he is adamant that he is buried at this location. >> reporter: he directed him to the local police. >> we believe the witness did observe something and we felt credible enough to take the investigation to this point. >> reporter: using ground penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about two feet under the driveway. today, they'll take a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two mob figures. since then, the
the mystery of jimmy hoffa's missing body. police will take soil samples in a backyard of eastern michigan which will test for human decomposition. a man living in the area told investigators he saw people bury a body there in 1975 on the same day hoffa disappeared. radar tests show the ground has been disturbed at some point. hoffa was believed to be involved with the mob at the time of his disappearance. >>> this video just coming into the news room, investigators trying to figure out what caused a small plane to crash in nepal, leading to this fire. 19 people were killed. that twin engine prop plane went down in a field not far from the airport. just after it took off. the weather apparently was pretty clear at that time. as you can see in the images here, british and chinese citizens were on that plane, we understand. this time of year is a peak tourism season in nepal, which is home to 8 of the world's 14 highest mountains, including mt. everest. >>> a virginia man facing federal charges after a tirade on board a united airlines flight. >> please help me! please help me! i can't breat
to find jimmy hoffa's body is under way. authorities drilled through concrete from a home near detroit yesterday. a source told police the deem ster's boss may have been buried there shortly after he disappeared after 1975. the results should be available by monday. no human remains were found. returning now details in that outrageous story out of florida where a high school teacher was pulled out of class and arrested for allegedly hiring a hit man to kill another teacher. >> for the first time we're getting a look at james pepe appearing in front of a judge friday where his new red inmate jump suit. police arrested the 55-year-old in the middle of class in front of his students thursday at bloomingdale high school near tampa, florida. >> it's very disconcerting that we have teachers in public schools or at our schools that are capable of doing this and our children are in their care. >> the alleged target? robert meredith, a fellow teacher who worked with him at another school. authorities say he believed meredith was telling people he was a child m
at an eastern michigan home in an attempt to find jimmy hoffa. a man told officials he saw a man burying a body in the backyard in 1975 on the same day hoffa was last seen. the rumor hoffa's body has finally been found has drawn visitors, including a man who says it has to be hoffa because his sister is a psychic. >>> today minneapolis police will try to figure out what sparked a deadly shooting inside a sign making business. investigators say a man went inside the store yesterday afternoon, killed four people, and injured four others before killing himself. police don't know if the man worked for the business, and they're looking for a motive behind the shooting. 3 of the 4 injured are in critical condition. >>> later today in aurora, colorado, files involving the theater shooting suspect james holmes will be released. it will provide new insight into the deadly theater shooting two months ago. holmes is accused of killing 16 and injuring 58 more. >>> a deadly crime in a high end store is caught on surveillance video. several masked men burst into a saks fifth avenue with sledgehammers. smashe
to protect them. and results for jimmy hoffa could be back in by monday. back to "hardball ". >>> back to "hardball" and to a very big story. this november there's more at stake than who will occupy the white house, the president in office during the next four years is not the only issue. for the next four or eight years it will be very likely that the next president will be appointing the supreme court justices who will be shaping the country's future for years and years ahead. on that court it usually falls 5-4, so it's a big deal who gets picked next. there are four supreme court justices right now currently over the age of 70, meaning at some point in the near future the composition of the court could change dramatically. to the left, certainly look over there, ruth bader ginsburg is 79 and has undergone treatment for pancreatic cancer, and justice stephen breyer is 74. antonin scalia is 76 and justice anthony kennedy is 76. with me now is jeffrey toobin, author of "the oath," and white house correspondent sam stein. jeff, thank you for joining us. i can only assume this is one of
to jimmy hoffa the head of the teamster's union, he'll have more flexibility. a gift to the labor unions? it's not probably something congress can pass because they will probably be controlled in the house by the problems. it will probably be an executive order. i think we will see an executive order that stretches to the outer limits the executive authority of this country, an imperial presidency no doubt. shannon: there have been several attempts at the employee free act. 50% of employees or more than 50%, if they are authorized, verified signatures that they say they want a union you would skip the secret balance will the and unionize that workplace. do you think that is the specific gift that hoffa is hope to get. >> i'm not sure if he can get that through congress and get that through an executive order. he might try. remember the president appoints a majority of the national labor relations board which governs all of the labor law he could literally rewrite the regulations. he could have his folks at nlrb rewrite things. he's been somewhat constrained in that by precedent. in the s
to a reporter. >>> backyard soil samples in detroit are being tested to see if jimmy hoffa is buried there. >>> a renoir painting bought at a flea market just for $7 will not go on auction this weekend as planned. that was because authorities say it was stolen more than 60 years ago. the fbi is trying to find out who pilfered that piece. >>> and the pet cemetery in a new york city suburb has become the first animal burial ground to be listed on the national register of historic places. the hartsdale cemetery is being recognized for its architect and social history. those are your top five headlines. >>> president obama and mitt romney will finally be facing each other in an arena that has seen some of the best and worst performances from our presidential candidates and their running mates. >> there is no soviet domination of eastern europe and there never will be under a ford administration. >> there you go again. are you better off than you were four years ago? >> senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> who am i? why am i here? >> that last one went on to "snl" infamy. joining me is nbc news
, jimmy hoffa, to become the second longest-serving president in teamsters' history. the union represents 1.4 million workers. >> good afternoon and welcome to the national press club. my name is teresa westerner, and i am the 105th president of the national press club. we are the world's leading professional organization for journalists committed to our profession's future through our programming, events such as this while fostering a free press worldwide. for more information about the national press club, please visit our web site, www.press.org. to donate to programs offered to the public through our national press club journalism institute, please visit press.org/institute. on behalf of our members worldwide, i'd like to welcome our speaker and those of you attending today's event. our head table includes guests of our speaker as well as working journalists who are club members. and if you hear applause in our audience, we'd note that members of the general public are attending, so it is not necessarily evidence of a lack of journalistic objectivity. [laughter] i'd also like to welco
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